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Re: maybe yum-updatesd? (was Re: yum updates corrupting rpmdb)



On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 00:15 -0500, Joe Smith wrote:
> Joe Smith wrote:
> > ...
> > I realize this is purely circumstantial, and I have no explanation why 
> > no one else is reporting trouble, if there's a problem with yum-updatesd.
> > 
> > Since it still wouldn't prove anything to re-enable yum-updatesd and see 
> > the problem return (or not), and I don't care to fiddle with rebuilddb 
> > without a chance to get some solid evidence in return, I'm just going to 
> > leave yum-updatesd off, for now.
> > ...
> 
> And just now I had the database go belly up even with yum-updatesd 
> completely disabled, so it looks like that's off the hook.
> 
> I wonder how the same hardware was stable all through f7, and f8 up 
> until about a month ago. Maybe a kernel glitch with my hardware? The 
> system is stable otherwise, but maybe the database exercises something 
> unusual.
----
almost sounds like an incomplete upgrade occurred, perhaps with the
wrong version of berkley-db4 or python installed.

Did you ever go through things like installing yum-tools and
package-cleanup?

Craig


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